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MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications
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MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications

with Drew Falkman

Video: Welcome

Hello and welcome to MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications. In this course we are going to look at PHP, and specifically we are going to look into some of the main frameworks that you can use to develop PHP applications. We are going to look at some of the patterns, most specifically the Model/View/ Controller pattern, which is at the root of every one of these frameworks. And then we are going to dive in and take a look at the Zend framework. We are going to also look at the SymFony framework. We will look at the lightweight CodeIgniter framework. And lastly will look at CakePHP. This course was designed to introduce you to some of the more popular PHP frameworks.
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  1. 4m 58s
    1. Welcome
      51s
    2. What you should know
      2m 9s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 19s
    4. Installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP
      39s
  2. 17m 42s
    1. Why use a framework?
      2m 59s
    2. MVC is the MVP
      2m 1s
    3. Framework concepts
      3m 19s
    4. Finding the right solution
      2m 58s
    5. Comparing Zend, Symfony, CakePHP, and CodeIgniter
      6m 25s
  3. 15m 49s
    1. Intro to Zend 1.11 and the 2.0 beta
      4m 2s
    2. Zend concepts, advantages, and issues
      4m 11s
    3. Zend components
      3m 24s
    4. Zend flow and architecture
      4m 12s
  4. 43m 53s
    1. Downloading and setting up Zend Framework
      6m 30s
    2. The development environment
      2m 48s
    3. Creating a project
      4m 36s
    4. The view
      9m 1s
    5. The model
      7m 36s
    6. Controller, form, and actions
      10m 17s
    7. Taking it from here
      3m 5s
  5. 11m 57s
    1. Intro to Symfony 2.0
      2m 44s
    2. Symfony concepts, advantages, and issues
      3m 7s
    3. Symfony components
      1m 38s
    4. Symfony flow and architecture
      4m 28s
  6. 35m 25s
    1. Downloading and setting up Symfony
      4m 36s
    2. Routing, controllers, and bundles
      6m 50s
    3. The view: Twig and templates
      7m 15s
    4. The model: Doctrine 2
      7m 53s
    5. Form and actions
      6m 43s
    6. Taking it from here
      2m 8s
  7. 11m 40s
    1. Intro to CodeIgniter 2.1
      2m 9s
    2. CodeIgniter concepts, advantages, and issues
      2m 51s
    3. CodeIgniter classes
      1m 50s
    4. CodeIgniter flow and architecture
      4m 50s
  8. 32m 8s
    1. Downloading and setting up CodeIgniter
      2m 0s
    2. The model
      6m 7s
    3. The controller
      5m 30s
    4. The view
      7m 19s
    5. Forms and making it all work
      9m 24s
    6. Taking it from here
      1m 48s
  9. 12m 48s
    1. Intro to CakePHP 2.0
      2m 19s
    2. CakePHP concepts, advantages, and issues
      3m 14s
    3. CakePHP components
      2m 32s
    4. CakePHP flow and architecture
      4m 43s
  10. 28m 15s
    1. Downloading and setting up CakePHP
      2m 22s
    2. The model
      4m 9s
    3. The controller
      5m 0s
    4. The view and the FormHelper
      8m 53s
    5. Making it all work
      5m 59s
    6. Taking it from here
      1m 52s
  11. 36s
    1. Goodbye
      36s

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MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications
3h 35m Intermediate Feb 29, 2012

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In this course, author Drew Falkman tours four open-source PHP frameworks: Zend, Symfony, CakePHP, and CodeIgniter. The course covers basic framework concepts; explores the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern as a means of simplifying, organizing, and maintaining code; and details the ins and outs of developing basic applications in each of the four frameworks.

Topics include:
  • Why use a framework?
  • Exploring basic framework concepts
  • Comparing Zend, Symfony, CakePHP, and CodeIgniter
  • Downloading and installing each framework
  • Exploring MVC in each framework
  • Creating basic PHP projects
Subjects:
Developer Web Design Patterns Web Development
Software:
PHP Symfony CakePHP Zend Framework CodeIgniter
Author:
Drew Falkman

Welcome

Hello and welcome to MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications. In this course we are going to look at PHP, and specifically we are going to look into some of the main frameworks that you can use to develop PHP applications. We are going to look at some of the patterns, most specifically the Model/View/ Controller pattern, which is at the root of every one of these frameworks. And then we are going to dive in and take a look at the Zend framework. We are going to also look at the SymFony framework. We will look at the lightweight CodeIgniter framework. And lastly will look at CakePHP. This course was designed to introduce you to some of the more popular PHP frameworks.

Hopefully you can choose what might be right for you and your project. I'll show you how to get started in each of them and you can take it from there. So let's get started.

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